Baird Meets Members of Syrian Opposition and Civil Society

Baird Meets Members of Syrian Opposition  and Civil Society

October 11, 2012 - Paris - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird holds a round-table discussion today with various members of the Syrian opposition, and with members of civil society.

The frank exchange was an opportunity to reiterate Canada’s strong support for peaceful efforts by the Syrian opposition to achieve democracy in Syria. The Syrian crisis was one of several topics discussed between Baird and his French counterpart, Laurent Fabius.

Baird’s visit to Paris aims to further strengthen already strong bilateral relations with France and advance Canada’s foreign policy and economic agenda generally.

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